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Turn the other cheek

“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Give…

Husbands and wives

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy…

A Love Song

English Standard Version (ESV) Your Throne, O God, Is Forever To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Maskil[a] of the Sons of Korah; a love song. 45 My heart overflows with a pleasing theme;     I address my verses to the king;     my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe. 2 You are the most handsome of the sons of…

The Way of Love

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 3 If I give away…

The 5 Love Languages of ANR

According to Dr. Gary Chapman, the 5 love languages are: Gift giving Quality time Words of affirmation Acts of service (devotion) Physical touch Obviously, by their very nature, ANRs fluently speak four of these five languages, and the fifth can easily be incorporated. Both parties get to serve the other. Contrary to what most ANR…

Communication in marriage

At the core of every healthy marriage is the ability of a couple to successfully communicate with one another. Communication can be difficult because each individual may have a different background, experiences, and sometimes even culture, which all affect communication. In addition, 60 to 90% of all communication consists of body language, eye contact, facial…

To love another person is to see the face of God

Taken from: True love suffers. Love entails vulnerability. The Latin word for wound is vulnus, from which we derive ‘vulnerable.’ Similarly, passion means to suffer. Suffering in Latin is patior, from which we get the English word ‘patience’ and ultimately ‘passion.’ It’s the vulnerability ANR creates that scares people away. The intimacy is too much for them…

Psalm 45

New King James Version (NKJV) The Glories of the Messiah and His Bride To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Lilies.”[a] A Contemplation[b] of the sons of Korah. A Song of Love. 45 My heart is overflowing with a good theme; I recite my composition concerning the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer. 2 You are fairer…

Love your wife

Let your fountain be blessed,     and rejoice in the wife of your youth It’s about loving a person, not a body part or a particular sexual activity. I’ve been convicted recently of occasionally focusing a little too much on specific body parts, which means I’m setting myself up for disappointment if my future wife doesn’t…

Thanks to guidance from God, improving our sex life has been the #1 marriage enhancer, of everything else tried

Getting married soon? Or maybe you’re already married and looking for some encouragement? Visit http://pinterest.com/pin/Aak3uZCRWxOuHfZMOYHQd-oGcthn25aB51xtNG2jZd1Nnvu4FiHM01k/?s=3&m=wordpress My favorite part of the article: 5. SEX IS IMPORTANT…LIKE REALLY IMPORTANT I seriously can’t touch on this point enough! (I’m actually thinking about writing an e-book on the topic of sex in marriage, so let me know in the…